Suburbs movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant suburbs movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous, melancholic and interesting films and TV shows about / with suburbs, suburban life, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, storytelling, weird, society, dialogue and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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suburbs movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as suburbs: The Chumscrubber (2005), Little Children (2006), American Beauty (1999), Domestic Life (2013), Dog Days (2001), Beautiful People (2008), Revolutionary Road (2008), The 'Burbs (1989), Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), Far from Heaven (2002).

List of suburbs movies

The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, bleak, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, suicide, kidnapping, friendship, mistaken identity, drug dealing, drug abuse, coming of age, youth, crimes, social decay, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.5
 104K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: strong sexual content, adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, sexual pleasure, housewife, suburbs, love affair, parenthood, castration, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, california
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 8.3
 1.0M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, sexual, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, coming of age, age difference, older man young girl relationship, existentialism, virgin, dysfunctional family, character study, family problems, older man younger woman relationship, first time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 380
Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, relationship vs career, family life, social relations, family relations, couples, friends, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 7.1
 6K
Dog Days (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: A teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker, a private detective on the run for some car vandals, a couple with a serious marriage problem and an old man, whose wife ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, sincere, serious, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual relations, suburbs, sexual perversion, longing, couple relations, stripper, heat, social decay, human nature, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, vienna
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Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, friends, gay, family relations, working class, youth, best friends, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenage life, suburban life, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, under the surface, couple relations, suburbs, housewife, jealousy, abortion, destiny, adultery, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1948 ...
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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 6.9
 67K
The 'Burbs (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, gothic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, obsession, paranoia, new neighbor, old dark house, vacation, neighborhood, eccentric family, obsessive quest, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
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Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, misfit, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, humiliation, family problems, social awkwardness, parents and children, unfulfillment, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Far from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Style: emotional, sincere, psychological, tense, stylized ...
Plot: housewife, crumbling marriage, friendship, suburbs, interracial relations, prejudice, infidelity, racism, hypocrisy, social differences, african american, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: usa, miami, connecticut, baltimore
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 8.0
 729K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, imaginary friend, hallucination, society, suburbs, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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 6.7
 157K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, squirrel, rescue, talking animals, suburbs, heroic mission, fight back, cons and scams, fish out of water, danger, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
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 6.7
 28K
Fido (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Timmy Robinson's best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when Fido eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the ...
Style: humorous, touching, stylized, witty, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, suburbs, siege, monster, housewife, cannibalism, back from the dead, small town, master and servant, child's point of view, satire, unlikely hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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The Stepford Wives (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: feminism, suburbs, housewife, small town, robot, woman in danger, missing person, women's liberation, mystery, crimes, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, new york
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, sentimental, surreal, atmospheric, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, goth, social misfits, dark fantasy, fall in love, freak, surrealism, love, romance, suburbs, human nature, snow ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, united states, florida
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That Darn Cat! (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young woman suspects foul play when her cat comes home wearing a wrist watch. Convincing the FBI, though, and catching the bad guys is tougher than she imagined.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, suburbs, bank robbery, map, landlady, wristwatch, cat, sister, family, investigation, anti hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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 5.7
 120K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, suburbs, friendship, profanity, goofy hero, save the world, space and aliens, buddies, partners, alien encounter, living with parents, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
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 7.1
 8K
The Gates (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Like most families that settle inside The Gates, the Monahans are unmoored from a complicated life they abandoned in Chicago. There's something very different about this place, almost... haunting. Named the new police chief of The Gates, Nick ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, supernatural power, werewolf, youth, family relations, family in danger, imaginary, lifestyle, suburban life, danger, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.2
 30K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: realistic, not serious, sitcom, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, everyday life, social relations, family relations, youth, parents and children, fish out of water, lifestyle, single parent, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.7
 238K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, cult film, clever ...
Plot: workplace, office, corporate world, suburbs, rebelliousness, dull life, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, blackmail, workplace situations, satire, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, dallas texas
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Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Dick Harper loses his job at Globodyne in an Enron-esque collapse, he and his wife, Jane, turn to crime in order to handle the massive debt they now face. Two intelligent people, Dick and Jane actually get pretty good at robbing people and ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unemployment, bankruptcy, suburbs, loss of job, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, scapegoat, husband wife relationship, heist, travel agent, humiliation, retribution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Wonder Years (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, generation gap, childhood sweetheart, friends, suburbs, americana, family relations, teenager, high school, family, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
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 6.7
 5K
Lemming (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: After the death of his boss's wife, a young engineer faces the sudden psychological metamorphosis of his own wife, seemingly possessed by the soul of the deceased...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, suburbs, murder, infidelity, suicide, love affair, cuckold, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, crimes, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france
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The Crocodiles (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, suburbs, friendship, teenage life, youth, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, street gang, disability, rivalry, ambition, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Games of Love and Chance (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The life of a band of teenager in a suburb near Paris. But instead of showing what would be the "urban legend" of this kind of poor suburb (violence, rapes...), Abdelatif Kechiche shows us what's the daily life of those guys: not much ...
Style: slang, semi serious, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: suburbs, rehearsal, theater, school, teacher, looking for love, romance, couples, falling in love, fall in love, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suicidal, teenage life, suburban life, virginity, high school, coming of age, suburbs, innocence lost, overbearing parent, generation gap, first love, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university
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Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, psychological, satirical ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, lawyer, suburbs, uninhibited rivalry, divorce, destructive relationship, marriage, greed, family feud, death, relationships, materialism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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 8.7
 356K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, neighbor, couple relations, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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